The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 81 86 84
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 9 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.16% 0.85% 0.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.11% 4.12% 2.29%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 4
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +75.00%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
MPLS
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Communications & Networking Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
176 194 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 22.59% 20.62% 19.34%
Number of salaries quoted 171 144 150
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,950 £29,500 £22,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MPLS across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

MPLS
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MPLS across the Southampton region.

MPLS Salary Trend in Southampton

MPLS
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MPLS across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Southampton

MPLS
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Southampton region citing MPLS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MPLS.

1 20 (100.00%) Cisco
1 20 (100.00%) Firewall
1 20 (100.00%) WAN
1 20 (100.00%) F5
2 12 (60.00%) Blue Coat
2 12 (60.00%) Network Design
2 12 (60.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 12 (60.00%) Network Security
2 12 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
2 12 (60.00%) Riverbed
2 12 (60.00%) Wireless
2 12 (60.00%) CCIE
2 12 (60.00%) CCNP
2 12 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (60.00%) Skype
3 8 (40.00%) Load Balancing
3 8 (40.00%) Juniper
3 8 (40.00%) CheckPoint
3 8 (40.00%) OSPF
3 8 (40.00%) BGP
3 8 (40.00%) Finance
3 8 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (40.00%) Network Architecture
3 8 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 8 (40.00%) VoIP
3 8 (40.00%) VPN

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Southampton region citing MPLS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MPLS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 20 (100.00%) Firewall
1 20 (100.00%) WAN
2 12 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
2 12 (60.00%) Network Security
2 12 (60.00%) Skype
2 12 (60.00%) Wireless
3 8 (40.00%) BGP
3 8 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 8 (40.00%) OSPF
3 8 (40.00%) VoIP
3 8 (40.00%) VPN
General
1 12 (60.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 8 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (70.00%) Architect
1 14 (70.00%) Network Architect
2 8 (40.00%) Firewall Architect
3 6 (30.00%) Blue Coat Engineer
3 6 (30.00%) Cisco Architect
3 6 (30.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 6 (30.00%) Cisco Network Architect
3 6 (30.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 6 (30.00%) Cisco Security Architect
3 6 (30.00%) Network Engineer
3 6 (30.00%) Network Security Architect
3 6 (30.00%) Security Architect
3 6 (30.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 6 (30.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 6 (30.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Network Design
2 8 (40.00%) Load Balancing
2 8 (40.00%) Network Architecture
2 8 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 12 (60.00%) CCIE
1 12 (60.00%) CCNP
1 12 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) Cisco
1 20 (100.00%) F5
2 12 (60.00%) Blue Coat
2 12 (60.00%) Riverbed
3 8 (40.00%) CheckPoint
3 8 (40.00%) Juniper
Southampton, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago